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  • Compensate 10 Bajrangdal workers detained illegally: Bombay high court to Maharashtra government

    A division bench of justices SS Shinde and PR Bora of the Bombay high court recently directed the state to pay a compensation of Rs 5,000 each to 10 Bajrangdal party workers who had been illegally detained by Dhule police almost 12 years ago.

    Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 6:15am
  • 9 years after, High Court acquits priest charged of instigating suicide of student

    In a major relief to a priest of a school in Buldhana district, the Bombay high court recently quashed and set aside a conviction handed down to him under charges of abetting the suicide of minor student in 2000.

    Monday, 21 July 2014 - 7:53am
  • Bombay high court cracks down on corruption in lower judiciary; 2 clerks face suspension

    For the first time in the history of the state judiciary, two judicial clerks of Borivali and Kurla magistrate courts are facing suspension for demanding money from officers of the high court who posed as litigants and approached them for favours during an anti-corruption check.

    Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 6:30am
  • Builders don't need NOC from us, IMD tells Bombay high court

    The Indian Meteorological Department on Monday informed the Bombay high court that developers constructing high-rises in South Mumbai need not seek a no-objection certificate from it. This is good news for almost 124 under-construction buildings, work on which was stalled because they came in the...

    Tuesday, 15 July 2014 - 7:20am
  • Doctor strike: Why did 80 people die? Bombay High Court asks Maharashtra government

    The Bombay high court on Wednesday sought a detailed explanation from the state government about steps taken by it to avoid doctors' strike in future. Recently, 12,000 doctors under the ageis of Maharashtra Association of Gazetted Medical Officers (MAGMO) went on a strike for five days. During this...

    Thursday, 10 July 2014 - 6:15am
  • Maharashtra considers putting Bhabha bungalow on heritage list

    The Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) to carry out the transfer of late nuclear scientist Dr Homi Bhabha's iconic Malabar Hill bungalow to the Godrej family, which bought it for a whopping Rs 372 crore at an auction in June. While they did not...

    Wednesday, 9 July 2014 - 7:25am
  • Doppler dilemma: Bombay High Court tells IMD to respond to developers' no-NOC plea

    The Bombay High Court on Thursday asked the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to respond to a plea by developers asking it to not demand a No Objection Certificate (NOC) as a prerequisite to the BMC considering their proposals for constructions. The court gave the direction while hearing a...

    Sunday, 6 July 2014 - 7:40am
  • Bombay high court relief to private operators on Haj tours

    The Bombay high court has restrained the Union govt from imposing the minimum turnover criteria of Rs 1 crore for private tour operators (PTO) to be eligible for conducting Haj pilgrimage tours this year. This is a great relief to PTOs which had been disqualified for not meeting the criteria. It...

    Saturday, 5 July 2014 - 7:40am
  • Can't shift Doppler radar outside Colaba, says IMD

    If shifted too far, it will lose its purpose of forecasting city's weather

    Thursday, 3 July 2014 - 7:30am
  • It's a catch-22 situation: Shrinks

    Psychiatrist and child psychologist working in the field of child development and mental growth say conditions inside Indian prisons are far from satisfactory for a child’s growth and the government needs to take several corrective measures.  The experts say such children go through enormous stress...

    Friday, 4 July 2014 - 6:15am

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